Modern British Art by Phyliss Dodd: Reading Boswell, 1947 | www.LLFA.uk

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Phyliss Dodd:
Reading Boswell, 1947

Framed (ref: 7626)
Oil on canvas,

20 x 24 in. (51 x 61 cm.)

Tags: WOMEN



Exhibited: RGI 1947; Royal Academy, 1947. Hatton Gallery 1989, cat no. 37
Literature: Prudence Bliss, A retrospective Exhibition of the Work of Phylis Dodd

Dodd moved to Glasgow in November 1946.  The painting is a study of her mother-in-law, made during the very hard winter of 1947, when the best means of ensuring that the old lady was warm was to encourage her to stay in bed!  Douglas Percy Bliss, her son, is seen from behind reading one of her favourite books to her.

We are grateful to Prudence Bliss for assistance.

 


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